Buyer

I9009

Buyer The successful Buyer of Materials manages the procurement of MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) materials (both direct purchase and for Maintenance spare parts Inventory) and provides MRO Materials procurement support to Capital Projects. 

Category:
Supply Chain / Procurement
Location:
Munster
Years of Experience Req.:
5 years +
Date Posted:
19/12/2021
Days Remaining:
4
Employment Type:
Contract
Education Level Req.:
Third level Degree (Level 8)

Buyer

 

The successful Buyer of Materials manages the procurement of MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Operations) materials (both direct purchase and for Maintenance spare parts Inventory) and provides MRO Materials procurement support to Capital Projects. 

 

Education and experience:

 

•        Degree in Business, Supply Chain, Engineering or relevant discipline or equivalent combination of education and experience.

•        APICS/CPIM qualification or equivalent supply chain qualification from IIPMM

•        5 + years’ experience in Engineering Procurement roles.

•        Experience in procuring MRO and Project materials for process environments (Valves, Fittings, Instrumentation, etc. and associated spare parts.)

•        Market knowledge of Suppliers’ capabilities & products and technical understanding of the materials being purchased.

•        Experience of MRO Inventory Management processes is an advantage

 

Key Responsibilities:

 

  • Buying & expediting of MRO Inventory items (Maintenance spare parts) identified by the Inventory replenishment process:
  • Execute the replenishment process; issue Purchase Orders; resolve any pricing /schedule issues; and progress open Orders to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Provide MRO purchasing support to Maintenance and Project teams.
  • Identify supply sources & engage with Vendors; manage the procurement cycle through RFQ, negotiation, award, expediting, on-time delivery and contract closeout; manage Customs and Logistics processes and the ongoing Vendor relationship.
  • Process new Inventory stock requests – source items, create and maintain Material Master data, and maintain pricing data; support resolution of any specification issues.
  • Category Management of assigned MRO Spend Categories
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